REGULARS

FEAR AND LOATHING

HUNTER S MINSON eats, drinks and merrily refuses to look back on the year...

THE CRASH SCRAPBOOK

A little festive fun, courtesy of the Doc Martened one and Cameron’s photo album...

FORUM

Catch Lloyd’s Hermes — in action, answering your latest batch of moans, groans and praise

ART GALLERY

Another quality collection of your binary art

HALL OF SLIME

Even more High Score gore

HANNAH SMITH’S PLAYING TIPS

LUNAR JETMAN

Seeing as it’s Christmas... a double dose of our loony hero’s crazy exploits

CRASH HOTLINE AND ADVENTURE CHARTS

TECH TIPS

Simon Goodwin peeks inside DATEL’s SNAPSHOT and ROMANTIC ROBOT’s GENIE PACKAGE for the Multiface I

ADVENTURE

JEWELS OF DARKNESS gets Smashed, and so does Derek as he gets into festive editorial mode

PLAY BY MAIL

Brendon Kavanagh looks at SATURNALIA

PREVIEWS

FEATURES

CRASH READERS’ AWARDS

LLOYD MANGRAM’S LOOKBACK

Lloyd casts his mind back over the last year and delivers his usual salvo of brickbats and bouquets

MUSIC FEATURE

Jon Bates makes sweet music with Spectrum

TAMARA KNIGHT

Part One of the bizarre odyssey of a teleporter salesbeing of the future...

FULL OF SPECULATION!

It seems the Spectrum isn’t the only computer capable of running Spectrum games, as SIMON GOODWIN discovers...

INTER-MAGAZINE CHALLENGE

The reviewers battle it out

A LIVERPUDLIAN INTERLUDE

The story behind the DENTON DESIGNS split

1986 INDEX

A handy guide to what went in CRASH last year

TAMARA KNIGHT

Part Two of Mel Croucher’s story of tomorrow’s yuppie

INSIDE LM

An overview of the people and the process which brought you the freebie...

GENESIS BIRTH OF A GAME

From conception through ‘pregnancy’ and now birth — KAT TRAP gets a full review...

DIY

WIN A FOOTBALL FORTUNE

£1,500 is waiting to be spent on a holiday. You could spend it...

THE STARGLIDER COMP

A monster glider to be won, plus lots of little ones

DEEP STRIKE

DURELL offers a radio controlled airplane, plus copies of the game

WIN A WALKMAN

HEWSONS offer a walkman and copies of FIRELORD

HOT OR COLD?

An INCENTIVE to go on holiday. £600 could be yours to spend

BIKES, COMPILATIONS and WALKMANS

Not one, but two chances to win, courtesy of ELITE

SOUND OUT

GREMLIN GRAPHICS are offering a MIDI HiFi and a GhettoBlaster; and games, of course

COLLECT A DISC DRIVE AND PRINTER

KONIX offer an OPUS Disc Drive and a Citizen 120D printer, as well as joysticks

ANOTHER CHANCE TO GO TO WAR

You could spend a day at Combat Zone along with PIRANHA

SHIRTS, RECORDS, BOOKS

Lots of goodies on offer from ARIOLASOFT

WIN A SOFTWARE WARDROBE

The Comps Minion has collected a host of goodies for you to win

SPEND SPRING IN PARIS

Well, a weekend at least; funded by INFOGRAMES

GENESIS — Birth of a Competition

Win an Oli original...

COLLECT A COMPACT CAMERA

Play Spot the puck in this XENO competition

Look out for the first CRASH of 1987. It’ll be in the shops on January 22nd

PUBLISHERS Roger Kean, Oliver Frey, Franco Frey
Publishing Executive/Editor Graeme Kidd
Assistant Editor Lee Paddon
Sub Editor Ciarán Brennan
Staff Writers Lloyd Mangram, Hannah Smith
Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
Tech Tipster Simon Goodwin
Contributing Writers Jon Bates, Brendon Kavanagh, John Minson
Production Controller David Western
Art Director Dick Shiner
Assistant Art Director Gordon Druce
Illustrators Ian Craig, Oliver Frey
Production Seb Clare, Tim Croton, Mark Kendrick, Tony Lorton, Nick Orchard, Michael Parkinson, Cameron Pound, Jonathan Rignall, Matthew Uffindell
Advertisement Manager Roger Bennett
Advertisement Assistant Nick Wild
Subscriptions Denise Roberts
Mail Order Carol Kinsey

CRASH ABC FIGURE: 101,483 TOTAL
97,992 UK and EIRE

REVIEWS

See all reviews for this issue at zxspectrumreviews.co.uk

  • Academy CRL
  • Adventure Adventure Software
  • Avenger Gremlin
  • Artist 2 Softek
  • Breakthru US Gold
  • Colossus Bridge CDS
  • Contact Sam Cruise Microsphere
  • Deep Strike Durell
  • Eidolon, The Activision
  • Fairlight II The Edge
  • Future Knight Gremlin
  • Jewels of Darkness Rainbird
  • Kat Trap Domark
  • King’s Keep Firebird
  • KWAH Melbourne House
  • Marble Madness Construction Kit Melbourne House
  • Nosferatu Piranha
  • Orbix The Terrorball Domark
  • Rogue Trooper Piranha
  • Shrewsbury Key Players
  • Space Harrier Elite
  • Speed King II Mastertronic
  • Starglider Rainbird
  • Tarzan Martech
  • Terminus Mastertronic
  • They Call Me Trooper CRL
  • They Stole A Million Ariolasoft
  • Zub Mastertronic